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Add 40/2 and 15/70

1st number: 20 0/2, 2nd number: 15/70

40/2 + 15/70 is 283/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 70 is 70

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    40/2 = 40 × 35/2 × 35 = 1400/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    15/70 = 15 × 1/70 × 1 = 15/70
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    1400/70 + 15/70 = 1400 + 15/70 = 1415/70
  5. 1415/70 simplified gives 283/14
  6. So, 40/2 + 15/70 = 283/14
    In mixed form: 203/14

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